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Take a tour of our campaign base in Edmonton!

Discover the premises of our campaign base in Edmonton where our offices and the research aircraft HALO are located. We spend our days planning, making sure the measurement instruments are working or providing maintenance to HALO. Edmonton, 24.08.2022

Flight N°4: Wetlands back on the menu: the Peace Athabasca River Delta

On the 16th of August, we flew over the Peace-Athabasca Delta, the largest freshwater inland river delta in North America. Beside the measurement flight, an Open House in Yellowknife has been organized together with NASA to give people an opportunity to speak with research scientists and take tours of our aircraft. You can read about the …

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Flight N°3: Mackenzie Delta and in person meeting with AVIRIS-NG team (NASA)

On the 12th August, we headed north to the 210 kilometer Mackenzie River Delta wetland corridor in the Canadian Arctic. In addition, we stopped halfway in Inuvik and met the AVIRIS-NG team (NASA) in person. Edmonton, 15.08.2022 On the 16th, we will fly in the direction of the Peace Athabasca Delta with a landing in Yellowknife for …

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Flight N°2: Parallel flights in the Athabasca Oil Sands

For the 2nd flight in Canada, we headed to the Athabasca Oil Sands, a major source of methane emissions in Canada. Especially, we had the opportunity to coordinate our flight with NASA’s AVIRIS-NG (Airborne Visible InfraRed Imaging Spectrometer), which flew over the area the same day. Edmonton, 11.08.2022 2 airplanes, 2 patterns: Get a closer look to these oil sands: On the …

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Flight N°1 in Canada: It’s time to head to these oil fields!

For the 1st flight in Canada, the targets were the oil fields in Frog Lake and Lloydminster as well as the powerplants in the west of Edmonton. Edmonton, 11.08.2022 We also take pictures next to our measurements… Here are the oil fields and refineries: We had a view outside of the aircraft, let’s now have a look inside of the aircraft! After a long (but successful) day the team …

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